LINGUIST List 25.629|
Thu Feb 06 2014
Jobs: English; General Ling: Assistant Professor, The University of Hong Kong
Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva
From: HR Department <soesrapphku.hk>
Subject: English; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The University of Hong Kong
Job Location: , Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.hku.hk
Job Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics
Required Language(s): English (eng)
Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are over 27,800 undergraduate and postgraduate students coming from 50 countries, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff, many of whom are internationally renowned.
Tenure-track Assistant Professor in English Linguistics in the School of English (Ref.: 201400080)
Applications are invited for appointment as Assistant Professor in English Linguistics in the School of English of the Faculty of Arts, tenable from January 1, 2015, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal. An appointee with demonstrated excellence and contribution will be considered for tenure towards the end of the second three-year contract.
The School of English offers an integrated programme in English Studies, including undergraduate teaching and supervision of research students in English and American Literatures, World Literature in English, English Linguistics, World Englishes, Sociolinguistics, Critical Linguistics, and Language Acquisition. It also offers an undergraduate interdisciplinary programme in Language and Communication, which focuses on the study and use of language in multilingual contexts, particularly in Asia, as well as languages in socio-cultural contexts.Further details, including information about the School's research profile in language and linguistics, can be found at http://www.english.hku.hk/. Please note that the School is not involved in ESL teaching.
The position is open to scholars working in any subfield of English linguistics. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in a relevant discipline and an active research record, and be prepared to teach and supervise at the B.A., M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. levels. The appointee should be able to contribute to the teaching of both the English Studies programme and the programme in Language and Communication.
A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, as well as annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.
Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V.to the application email below. Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at the web address above. Closes April 15, 2014.
The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.
The University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a No-Smoking Policy.
Application Deadline: 15-Apr-2014
Email Address for Applications: soesrapphku.hk
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